Sci-tech

Pres. Trump declares state of emergency in Alabama after Hurricane Michael

Bay County took a brutal blow from Hurricane Michael - especially the town of Mexico Beach, which was almost leveled by the storm's force. Florida Gov. Ther...


Stephen Hawking’s Final Paper Is Now Published

Changes in a black hole's temperature and entropy , or disorder, can preserve some of an object's information upon black hole consumption. Almost 60 years ...


Same-sex mice have had babies

The finding marks a significant feat that may help researchers better understand mammalian reproduction but carries significant ethical and safety questions. Co...


UN Says Canada Needs to Cut Emissions to Stop Catastrophic Climate Change

As a country badly-hit by climate change, Vietnam has been active in performing worldwide commitments and building plans to respond to climate change. Orb Media...


USA hurricane leaves homes unmoored, power lines damaged

A search-and-rescue operation led by FEMA did not find any fatalities in Mexico Beach as of Friday morning, but Donald Walker, the town's interim fire chief, sa...


Former GG Michaelle Jean defeated in Francophonie re-election bid

Mushikiwabo had the support of France and several African Union countries going into the summit and both Canada and Quebec said they would back the "consensus c...


Soyuz Space Crew Makes Emergency Landing After Terrifying Booster Failure

On Thursday night Australian time, a Soyuz-FG booster rocket with a crewed Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft on top experienced a serious malfunction about three minute...


Blue Origin wins contract to power top secret Air Force space missions

Unlike the Atlas V rocket that the company now uses, the new rocket will uses engines made in the United States. Blue Origin , which has a launch site east o...


Two, including a child, killed in Hurricane Michael; Florida witnesses 'worst' storm

As the Category 4 storm's center crossed nearby, Mulligan said, her concrete complex shook and vibrated against sustained winds of around 155 miles per hour. "H...


Tracking Michael: Sustained winds now over 100 miles per hour for Hurricane Michael

It was one of the most intense hurricanes ever to hit the USA mainland and the most powerful one on record to menace the Panhandle, a roughly 200-mile stretch o...


Photos and videos show mass destruction from 'Monstrous' Michael in Florida

Apalachicola Mayor Van Johnson said: "There are so many downed power lines and trees that it's nearly impossible to get through the city". FCC Chairman Ajit P...


Soyuz Rocket Malfunctions, Emergency Rescue Under Way

Booster rockets carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and a U.S. astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thurs...


Hubble Space Telescope sidelined by serious pointing failure

Built with multiple redundancies, Hubble had six new gyros installed during a Servicing Mission in 2009. After one of the three gyroscopes failed, Hubble ...


Two astronauts make emergency landing after Russian rocket malfunctions during lift-off

Those precious few minutes of elation in Peabody quickly turned into an agonizing wait, as NASA confirmed there had been a booster problem with the rocket and...


Russian Federation opens criminal probe over failed rocket launch

But something went wrong minutes after liftoff, sending the Soyuz capsule into a ballistic re-entry, NASA officials said. Rescue crews were quick to reach t...


'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Michael strengthens to Category 2, targets Florida

Hurricane Michael rapidly intensified on Monday between Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and Cuba, and is headed for Florida's Big Bend region - likely coming ashore...


Hurricane Michael causes 'unimaginable destruction' to Florida

Forecasters say Michael will come ashore over the Florida Panhandle sometime midday Wednesday. Storm surge, with forecasts of up to 14 feet in some areas, remai...


Astronauts safe after failed space launch

The crew landed about 20 kilometers east of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, where rescue crews were scrambled to find them. The problem with the booster was detected ...


Genetic link found to erectile dysfunction

Researchers from health insurance and medical care company Kaiser Permanente studied the genes of almost 37,000 Americans who volunteered their medical records ...


Michael strengthens into Category 4

Vincent Island and Panama City. The storm made landfall as a powerful Category 4, the second highest rating on the Saffir-Sampson wind scale , and strik...